Oct 7, 2014

Amateur Footage Shows Train Crashing Into 18-Wheeler Stuck on Tracks

Amateur Footage Shows Train Crashing Into 18-Wheeler Stuck on Tracks

An 18-wheeler transport truck became hung on the tracks as it attempted to cross in downtown Mer Rouge, Louisiana right as a passing train was barreling through. The collision was caught on film by a husband and wife who were stopped at the train crossing. The accident occurred on 5 October 2014. According to…

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Oct 6, 2014

How a Swarm of Baby Pugs Overwhelm Their Prey

How a Swarm of Baby Pugs Overwhelm Their Prey

Hint: There’s lots of licking involved.

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Oct 6, 2014

Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt recently released night II, a collection of night time photographs captured in Finland in 2013 and 2014. Many of the stunning images below are multiple exposures to enhance the clarity in the foreground, background and night sky above. Night II is the latest in a budding portfolio of atmospheric landscape…

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Oct 6, 2014

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsinghua University Press. The goal of this project is to bring the beauty of chemistry to the general public through digital media and technology. The team uses a 4K UltraHD camera and…

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Oct 6, 2014

Spider Appears to Use Hanging Rock to Anchor Web from Ceiling

Spider Appears to Use Hanging Rock to Anchor Web from Ceiling

Reddit user reverseloop observed a spider’s web that appears to be anchored from the ceiling by a rock. While the fascinating discovery implies some kind of basic form of tool use, it’s unclear exactly how this occurred since he did not personally witness the web-building process. For example, it’s possible that the rock was…

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Oct 5, 2014

Woman Sings Two Different Notes at the Same Time

Woman Sings Two Different Notes at the Same Time

Vocalist Anne-Maria Hefele demonstrates her remarkable overtone singing ability in this informative video. Overtone singing is a voice technique where it seems like one person sings two notes at the same time. This is achieved by manipulating the resonances (or formants) created as air travels from the lungs, past the vocal folds, and out…

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Oct 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hiker Finds Giant Abyss in Lagos

Picture of the Day: Hiker Finds Giant Abyss in Lagos

Photograph by RTWin80weeks on reddit Reddit user RTWin80weeks recently stumbled upon this incredible abyss while hiking near Lagos, Portugal. While he doesn’t recall the exact coordinates, he says it was somewhere along Ponta de Piedade. After browsing through the comments it seems like the hole has recently sunk in, as pictures of the same…

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